Words and Proper Names


Edel (Doris): Die Táin bó Cúailnge zwischen Mündlichkeit und Schriftlichkeit: Prolegomena zu einer Geschichte ihrer Entwicklung.
In 1. Deutsches Keltologensymposium (1993), pp. 83–99.
Engl. transl.: The Táin bó Cúailnge between orality and literacy: prolegomena to a history of its development, in The Celtic West and Europe, pp. 216-226.
Edel (Doris): Caught between history and myth? The figures of Fergus and Medb in the Táin bó Cúailnge and related matter.
In ZCP 49–50 (1997), pp. 143–169.
Studies the evolution of the figures of Medb and Fergus through the various stages of revision of the Táin, focusing on the progressive marginalization in the narrative of their love triangle with Ailill.

Addendum in ZCP 51 (1999), p. 211.
Dumville (David N.): Gaelic and other Celtic names in the ninth-century ‘Northumbrian Liber Vitae': some issues and implications.
In SGS 22 (2006), pp. 1–25.
Identifies and discusses personal names of certain or arguable Irish origin (Abniar, Adamnan, Bressal, Brón, Denma, Dengus, Faelfi, Fergus, Finan, Fladgus, Reachtchriðe, Salfach, Ultan; Cuna, Cunen, Honoc, Maethcor, Mucca, Ona, Onboth).
Howlett (David), Ireland (Colin) (app. auth.): Two Irish jokes.
In Early medieval Ireland and Europe [Fs. Ó Cróinín] (2015), pp. 225–264.
In Appendix: The Irish names in Suadbar’s letter, by Colin Ireland [Caunchobrach, Fergus, Dominnach, Suadbar].